The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 52 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.46% 0.56% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 1.83% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £61,250 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 109 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.96% 30.36% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 63 105 113
Average salary £57,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.11% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,532 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Network Security
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Luton region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Luton

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Luton

Network Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) 4G
1 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (83.33%) SMS
1 5 (83.33%) 3GPP
1 5 (83.33%) UMTS
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
1 5 (83.33%) 4G
1 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (83.33%) SMS
1 5 (83.33%) 3GPP
1 5 (83.33%) UMTS
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
1 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint